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suppress print popup in ie?

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Is it possible to suppress the popup IE print dialog box?  
---Essentially hitting enter/print automatically and taking whatever the defaults are on a loop .. basically always waiting for the print dialog and then clicking print as soon as it pops? and then putting itself back into wait mode for the next print dialog box?

I have read the only other help file regarding "printing w/o dialog" and cannot seem to make it fit for a universal print anything from IE standpoint.

Can anyone here help?

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:welcome: to the forum.

Did you try this:
 

_IEAction($oIE, "printdefault")

?

 


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Ya i did try that mLipok...

I figured it out using the WInWaitActive function::
 

#include <windowsconstants.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

WinWaitActive("Print","","10")
 If WinExists("Print") Then
    ;MsgBox($MB_OK, "Tutorial", "Hello World!")
 Send("{ENTER}")
 EndIf

BOOM.. no more print dialog box.. even in IE 11 

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I even took it a step further and made a script that is never ending.. Perfect for the IE11 Kiosk 'print no dialog' option the world wishes it had ;)

Local $printHandle = 0
while True
$printHandle = WinWaitActive("Print")
   if Not ($printHandle = 0) Then
      Send("{ENTER}")
   EndIf
WEnd

 

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Did you try this:

_IEAction($oIE, "printdefault")

Ya i did try that mLipok...

So what's the problem ?

I ask as this is exactly what you are asking:

Is it possible to suppress the popup IE print dialog box?

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